Creative Uses for Once Fired Brass Casings in the Kitchen

When it comes to sustainability, many people are constantly on the lookout for innovative ways to repurpose everyday items. An unexpected and often overlooked item for repurposing in the kitchen is the once fired brass casing. These small, sturdy cylindrical objects can be transformed into a variety of functional and decorative items, contributing to a…
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Upcycling Once Fired Brass Casings: Reloading Brass Ideas

In the world of reloading, the quest for unique materials and creative project ideas never ceases. One such intriguing material that offers versatility along with a touch of the unusual is polished brass bullet casings. This might sound surprising at first, but these metallic remnants can be transformed into stunning functional objects for reloading purposes.…
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Elevate Your Space: The Art of Ammo Casing Decor

Gun enthusiasts often view their home as not just a place to live in but as an expression of their passion for firearms. From decorations on the walls to items on the shelves and tables, the decor speaks volumes about their lifestyle. A unique and often overlooked way to add a touch of character and…
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How To Create Stunning Art With Brass Casings

Art comes in many forms, and the most beautiful art is often created from the most unexpected materials. One such material is the humble brass casing. Incidentally, brass casings are a by-product of the ammunition industry, and they make for fantastic crafting material. These casings are available in a range of sizes, and the brass…
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Why You Should Collect Once-Fired Brass For Sculpture

Brass casings are commonly used in firearms, both military and recreational. After firing, these casings can be recycled or discarded. However, if you’re a fan of sculpture art, you may want to consider collecting once-fired brass casings instead. In this blog post, we’ll explore why collecting brass casings is a great idea and what types…
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8 Factors You Should Consider When Purchasing Empty Shell Casings for an Art Project

Stepping into the realm of artistry often means thinking outside the box and using unconventional materials. Empty shell casings can lend a unique touch to your artwork, bridging the gap between aesthetics and statement-making elements. But before diving headlong into your project, consider these essential factors when sourcing empty shell casings. 1. Material Composition Every…
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HELPFUL INFORMATION currently has a generous stock of Nickel plated .223 brass. Nickel typically doesn’t tarnish like yellow brass and if you’re going to carry loaded ammo somewhere exposed, or if you will be loading/unloading your carry ammo into a magazine multiple times, then nickel plated brass casings for your ammo may be exactly what you need.

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Law enforcement uses nickel brass for “duty” or “carry” rounds and it may be something you are interested in doing as well! Nickel plated cases looks bright and shiny, and that means you really only need to tumble to the point of it being clean, rather than to get a specific polish for appearance.

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Precision offers nickel .223/5.56mm nickel brass polished and unpolished Nickel is typically slightly “slicker” than yellow brass and can be beneficial for any feeding ramp issues you may encounter. This can be a benefit in a semi-auto platform.

Nickel is resistance to corrosion and nickel plated cases can be good for reloaded ammunition cases that you plan to put on the shelf for an extended period of time, rather than shooting them right away. Nickel plated cases can crack/fail more quickly than yellow brass cases, and that the nickel plating can flake off in the sizing die and can scratch your other cases. We recommend applying a Lubricant to your cases which will lower the likelihood of flakes in your dies. ALL your once fired brass and reloading needs

Financially you will save a lot of money! More important however is you can customize your ammo.

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Made specifically for your firearm to the specs that you need means better accuracy. When you purchase ammo from the factory it is typically made to fit a variety of different guns. One size fits all is just not going to cut it for the Precision that you need. Customizing your own ammo allows you to get the best performance out of your bullets .

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Handloads will typically be more accurate with brass that’s been fired at least once in the exact rifle you intend to load for. This is because once fired, the brass is expanded to the exact contour of the chamber in your rifle.The easiest step in handloading precision rifle ammunition is carefully measuring your rifle’s chamber/lead dimensions and then optimizing your bullet seating depth when seating bullets.

With special tools you can calculate a bullet seating depth that will minimize the distance the bullet travels forward before engaging the rifling in the barrel.

We take Reloading Brass very seriously because we know you want the best possible chance of accuracy.

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If you do a little investigation there is a big difference between the large and small primer pocket .45 ACP

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The bottom line is that small pistol primer.45 ACP are designed and loaded for promotional, value-priced purposes (mostly training and target practice). However, small pocket .45 ACP brass is still manufactured to high quality standards! It’s great brass! especially, when loaded with the correct-sized primer that it’s intended for. Most duty ammunition is all large primer pocket .45 ACP, and large primer .45 is still the most desired primer pocket out of the two options, because of it’s capabilities and availability through

Obviously, all safety precautions should be taken when reloading.

Safety tips and advice from

1. Buy brass from a company like who pre-sorts the .45 brass
2. Only load larger primers in large primers pocketed .45 ACP Brass.
3. Only load small primers in small primer pocketed .45 ACP Brass.
4. Do not resize primer pockets to try and modify the brass.
5. As always, be alert, pay attention to what you are doing and don’t assume anything. Call or email if you have questions or concerns.

These days,with .45 brass being hard to come by, it’s more important than ever to check the origin and quality of the brass you purchasing! You can count on to provide you a quality product the first time and every time for that matter. We hand sort all of our .45 brass and it’s the best on the market.

Don’t over spend on amo! We have once fired brass that is high quality and affordable! Precision Brass has a steady supply of brass to keep you going on brass supply of once fired brass.

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If you were less fortunate; you picked up brass from public shooting range, digging through the mud and scrounged up some brass fired from an unknown source.

Commercial brass is great for 95% of most people who reload. Most shooters who shoot common calibers like .380, .38 special, 9mm, ..40 S&W, .45 ACP, .223/ 5.56 mm and .308/ 7.62X51mm are guys training, hunting, doing target practice or spending time with friends and family out on the range.

The .38 Special was actually developed by lengthening the .38 Long Colt Round. The bullets were not very accurate during the Spanish American War in 1898 . It’s hard to believe but the first .38 specials were loaded with black powder! Within a year that changed.

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What you are looking at is the first Model M&P revolver created specifically for the .38 cartridge. Designed in 1899 and left the factory in 1900 . There is of course the famous Smith & Wesson Model 10 in .38 Special produced in 1899 seen below.

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What makes the .38 Special so special? Because of it’s black powder heritage, the .38 Special is a low pressure cartridge, one of the lowest in common use today! As you probably already know the .38 Special is particularly popular among handloaders.

The cartridge’s straight walls, headspacing on the rim, ready availability of previously-fired cases, and ability to be fired in .357 Magnum firearms, all contribute to this popularity. For reloading and once fired brass please click here Once Fired Brass